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L Phalaenopsis amabilis subsp. moluccana (Schltr.) Christenson is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Phalaenopsis amabilis (L.) Blume in the genus Phalaenopsis (family Orchidaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 151137) with original publication details: Phalaenopsis 189 2001.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Phalaenopsis amabilis var. cinerascens J.J.Sm. Synonym L WCSP
Phalaenopsis amabilis var. moluccana Schltr. Synonym L WCSP
Phalaenopsis celebica Vlooten Synonym H WCSP

The species Phalaenopsis amabilis (L.) Blume has a further 22 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-151137, and has not been changed.